| Jul 4, 2013
| 7:37 PM
Catonsville resident Jeff Brooks doesn't set his family's chairs out along Frederick Road days, even weeks, before the renowned annual Fourth of July parade.
Brooks, along with about 15 family members and friends, watches the parade from a piece of 30-...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 4:42 PM
For baseball pitchers as well as real estate agents, the key is location, location, location.
That mantra also held true for the hundreds who lined the parade route through the heart of Arbutus to enjoy the town's annual Fourth of July celebration...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 6:58 PM
The wooden roller coaster and the Dixie Ballroom are long gone.
Gone, too, from Gwynn Oak Park is the merry-go-round where a toddler in a pink dress took a historic spin on a summer afternoon a half-century ago.
That simple pleasure, a first for a...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:16 PM
A developer's plan to rebuild a large chunk of downtown Towson, adding office and retail space plus new residences and a hotel, won't swamp that suburban market with unneeded square footage, real estate insiders say.
Optimism abounds for Caves Valley...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and County Chamber of Commerce President Keith Scott on Wednesday welcomed the Baltimore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to downtown Towson.
"This is a great opportunity for our community and our members," Jose...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:04 AM
With last week's announcement of Towson Row, a $300 million project that will include apartments, student housing, retail and office space in downtown Towson, area elected officials have ramped up efforts to introduce a circulator bus to stem an...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Baltimore County officials said Wednesday a new $300 million development of stores, offices and residential units in Towson will fill a void — and nearly an entire city block — to create what County Executive Kevin Kamenetz called "an urban...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 3:15 PM
After announcing plans early this year to partner with a nonprofit to improve the Baltimore County animal shelter, county officials say they have not found a group willing to do so.
No one responded to a request for proposals issued by the county in...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Local officials gathered Monday in Owings Mills to celebrate the opening of a new campus of the Community College of Baltimore County.
The college opened in the County Campus building at the Metro Centre, a transit-oriented development. The building...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:56 PM
After months of controversy surrounding the site selection of Baltimore County's new elementary school in Mays Chapel, the school system on Thursday began the process of assembling the school's leadership team.
Stephen Coco, who was selected last...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:18 AM
I take exception to Councilman David Marks' article published in your paper May 15. He stated that the building boom in Towson would "transform this suburban county seat into one of the most dynamic cosmopolitan communities in Maryland." I feel it will...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 3:30 PM
The Eastwood school's librarian, Cheryl Madden, had just finished saying her farewells to the fifth-grade class seated attentively in their dress-up clothes in the front-row seats. She ended with a line from a quote, saying that "one can go backward...